The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL 113 107 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.36% 12.54% 11.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.76% 35.08% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 83 95
Median daily rate £400 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £424 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 305 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.35% 35.76% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 210 289
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.55 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 67 (32.84%) Finance
2 66 (32.35%) SQL Server
3 60 (29.41%) .NET
4 56 (27.45%) C#
5 48 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (21.08%) Microsoft
7 41 (20.10%) Oracle
7 41 (20.10%) MVC
8 37 (18.14%) ASP.NET
8 37 (18.14%) T-SQL
9 33 (16.18%) Java
10 27 (13.24%) JavaScript
11 25 (12.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (12.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
13 23 (11.27%) ETL
14 22 (10.78%) CRM
14 22 (10.78%) Marketing
15 21 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (10.29%) HTML
15 21 (10.29%) Test Automation
16 20 (9.80%) SAP
17 19 (9.31%) PL/SQL
17 19 (9.31%) Telecoms
18 18 (8.82%) Migration
18 18 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (8.82%) ERP
18 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (8.33%) REST

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.43%) IIS
2 6 (2.94%) SAS
2 6 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
5 2 (0.98%) Confluence
5 2 (0.98%) Kentico
5 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.49%) Liferay
6 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.47%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (10.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (2.45%) Maximo
4 3 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.98%) HFM
5 2 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.96%) GitHub
4 2 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) Internet
2 4 (1.96%) HTTP
2 4 (1.96%) LDAP
3 2 (0.98%) DHCP
3 2 (0.98%) DNS
3 2 (0.98%) NAS
3 2 (0.98%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.98%) SAN
3 2 (0.98%) VPN
3 2 (0.98%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.49%) Intranet
4 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 16 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.96%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.37%) Selenium
3 9 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (3.43%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.94%) Ant
6 6 (2.94%) Maven
6 6 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.45%) JIRA
7 5 (2.45%) JMeter
7 5 (2.45%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.45%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.96%) Gradle
8 4 (1.96%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.47%) Toad
9 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (32.84%) Finance
2 22 (10.78%) Marketing
3 19 (9.31%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.33%) Electronics
4 17 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.90%) Banking
6 9 (4.41%) Retail
7 6 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.47%) Advertising
8 3 (1.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.98%) Law
9 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.98%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (54.90%) Developer
2 30 (14.71%) Analyst
3 25 (12.25%) SQL Developer
4 23 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.31%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.33%) Consultant
7 15 (7.35%) CRM Developer
8 14 (6.86%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.88%) DBA
9 12 (5.88%) Tester
10 11 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (5.39%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (3.92%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.92%) SSIS Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (3.43%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.43%) Polyglot Developer
12 7 (3.43%) Python Developer
12 7 (3.43%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (3.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (29.41%) .NET
2 37 (18.14%) ASP.NET
3 25 (12.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (10.29%) HTML
5 17 (8.33%) CSS
5 17 (8.33%) REST
6 14 (6.86%) SOAP
7 12 (5.88%) Spring
7 12 (5.88%) Web Services
7 12 (5.88%) XML
8 10 (4.90%) jQuery
9 9 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.94%) WCF
13 5 (2.45%) Ajax
13 5 (2.45%) HTML5
14 4 (1.96%) Kafka
14 4 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.98%) NHS
6 2 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.33%) Windows
2 10 (4.90%) Linux
3 9 (4.41%) Unix
4 7 (3.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.98%) Android
7 2 (0.98%) Solaris
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.08%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (20.10%) MVC
4 23 (11.27%) ETL
5 22 (10.78%) CRM
6 21 (10.29%) Test Automation
7 18 (8.82%) ERP
7 18 (8.82%) Migration
8 17 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 15 (7.35%) Data Modelling
9 15 (7.35%) TDD
9 15 (7.35%) Test Scripting
10 13 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.37%) Data Migration
11 12 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 11 (5.39%) BDD
12 11 (5.39%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.41%) Analytics
13 9 (4.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (27.45%) C#
2 37 (18.14%) T-SQL
3 33 (16.18%) Java
4 27 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.31%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.90%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.90%) Python
7 9 (4.41%) Scala
8 7 (3.43%) VBA
9 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.96%) VB
10 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.98%) F#
11 2 (0.98%) Perl
11 2 (0.98%) PROC SQL
11 2 (0.98%) Ruby
11 2 (0.98%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.98%) Tcl
11 2 (0.98%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 9 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.94%) Degree
4 3 (1.47%) ISEB
5 2 (0.98%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
6 1 (0.49%) HND
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.96%) Docker
2 4 (1.96%) LXC
3 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.98%) vSphere
3 2 (0.98%) Xen
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) vRealize
2 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.98%) Puppet
2 2 (0.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.10%) Oracle
3 20 (9.80%) SAP
4 8 (3.92%) Epicor
4 8 (3.92%) Tableau
5 5 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.96%) hybris
6 4 (1.96%) Teradata
6 4 (1.96%) VMware
7 3 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.98%) arcserve
8 2 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.98%) HP
8 2 (0.98%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.98%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
9 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.49%) Facebook
9 1 (0.49%) Google
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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